Minority Entrepreneurs: More Likely to Try, But Less Likely to Succeed?
- Why TLC Beatrice Mattered. Johnson, Roy; Maroney, Tyler // Fortune;7/5/1999, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p32
Focuses on the announcement by Loida Lewis that TLC Beatrice will be liquidated. The company, started by the late Reginald Lewis, as an African-American achievement; Formation of the National Federation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which will teach inner-city youth to run businesses.
- Minority Business Enterprise. // Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);9/30/2015, Vol. 37 Issue 52, p1
Several photographs related to minority business enterprise and startups' focus on business loans and target marketing in the U.S. are presented.
- Quick Guide For Minorities. Griffin, Cynthia E. // Entrepreneur;Feb1999, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p24
Focuses on minority entrepreneurship in the United States. Diversification in high technology industries; Challenges of minority-owned businesses; Assessment of the numbers on start-up and growth capital available to minority-owned businesses; Some changes generated by the SBA Office of...
- How Far Can Congress Go? High court considers another affirmative-action program. // Time;12/10/1979, Vol. 114 Issue 24, p99
The article discusses a court case regarding a congressional award of local public works contracts to a minority-controlled business under a 1977 federal law. The plaintiff's lawyers argue about the 10 percent quota setting and insist for four percent, which corresponds to the percentage of...
- Waning help, waning hope. Sawyers, Arlena // Automotive News;6/25/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5936, p1
Discusses problems faced by minority automobile dealers in the United States. How black dealers as a group are less profitable than other minority dealers; Increased competition for fewer dealerships; Number of black Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers that were losing money as of May 2001;...
- Capitalist DREAMS. Wellner, Alison Stein // American Demographics;Mar2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p36
Deals with the increasing number of minority entrepreneurship in the U.S. Figures on minority entrepreneurs in the country from the survey conducted by the Census Bureau in 2001; Discussion of the trends in entrepreneurship; Reasons for the increase minority entrepreneurs.
- African-American Entrepreneurship Reaching Higher Heights. // Jet;9/5/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p6
Reports that an estimated 375,000 African American companies started between 1997 and 2002, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Survey of Business Owners. Growth rate of Black businesses in comparison to other minority groups; Revenues for Black businesses in 2002; Report that 38 percent of...
- Number Of Businesses Owned By Black Women On The Rise. McGairk, Christina // Jet;7/14/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p20
The article reports on the increasing number of businesses owned by African-American women. Enterprises owned by black women post lower revenues that those owned by African-American men and white men and women, the article notes. One reason given in the article is the lack of access to powerful...
- THE CAREER REASONS OF MINORITY NASCENT ENTREPRENEURS. CARTER, NANCY M.; GARTNER, WILLIAM B.; GREENE, PATRICIA G. // Academy of Management Proceedings & Membership Directory;2002, pD1
This paper compares the reasons that minority (Blacks and Hispanics) nascent entrepreneurs offer for starting new businesses and compares their responses to those of White nascent entrepreneurs and to the career choice reasons of a comparison group of non-entrepreneurs (minorities and Whites)....